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Zimbabwe and China Sign the Citrus Phytosanitary Protocol

https://www.herald.co.zw/zim-clinches-lucrative-citrus-deal/

    

Jan. 20, 2022

Zimbabwe may now export citrus fruits to China after the two countries signed a citrus phytosanitary treaty, which is intended to diversify the fruit's export destinations and reduce dependency on South Africa and the European market. Minister Ni Yuefeng of China's General Administration of Customs represented China, while Anxious Masuka of Zimbabwe's Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development represented Zimbabwe. Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis), mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), grapefruit (Citrus paradisi), lemon (Citrus limon and Citrus aurantifolia), and sour orange (Citrus limon and Citrus aurantifolia) are among the fresh citrus varieties to be exported from Zimbabwe to China (Citrus aurantium).

Previous Updates

Zimbabwe and Malawi Sign Bilateral Trade Agreement

https://www.nyasatimes.com/malawi-zimbabwe-sign-bilateral-trade-agreement/

    

July 13, 2021

Zimbabwe and Malawi signed an agreement to boost trade relations between the two states. The agreement frees trade between the two nations and enhances direct exports between corporations from both countries through agents and distributorships.

Rwanda, Zimbabwe to strengthen trade ties

The New Times

    

Jan. 24, 2020

Rwanda and Zimbabwe are set for further economic and trade cooperation, with the two countries set to hold a trade and investment conference from March 24-26 in Kigali.

EU and five Eastern and Southern African countries kick off negotiations to deepen trade relations

European Commission

    

Jan. 17, 2020

The EU concludes today the first round of negotiations to deepen the existing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with five Eastern and Southern Africa partners (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe).

Zim-China ties boost as top envoy jets in

Sunday Mail

    

Jan. 12, 2020

President Xi Jinping’s top diplomat and Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi has arrived in the country on an assignment by the Asian country’s leader, seen as a special show of strong commitment by Beijing to grow relations with Harare in 2020

20 Zimbabwean firms set to exhibit in the United Kingdom

Herald

    

Aug. 28, 2019

Twenty Zimbabwean firms will next month get an opportunity to showcase their products in England courtesy of trade exhibitions and business to business meetings organised by trade promotion body ZimTrade and the United Kingdom’s Harare trade office.

EPA with Britain ratified as re-engagement continues to bear fruit

https://www.herald.co.zw/epa-with-britain-ratified-as-re-engagement-continues-to-bear-fruit

    

Oct. 14, 2020

Zimbabwe ratified the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Britain that allows Zimbabwean exporters access to UK markets free of tariffs and quotas and is expected to boost trade and investment between the two countries as Government’s re-engagement drive continues to bear fruit.